What we believe.
Our Core Values
Just Like Jesus
We believe the gospel, the good news of Jesus Christ, has the power to save and the ability to bring purpose, hope, and meaning to any person's life. We believe the gospel impacts everything we do, everywhere we are. Because of that, we are committed to reaching every person for Jesus no matter who they are or where they are in their journey. Furthermore, we are committed to joining that journey as the Holy Spirit transforms us to be just like Jesus.
(Romans 12:1-2; 2 Corinthians 3:18, 5:11 - 17; Colossians 3:17)
We believe that God's Word - the Bible - is inerrant, infallible, sufficient, eternal and effective and therefore, central for preaching, teaching, and discipling believers. We believe in the Holy Spirit and rely on Him to teach, remind, and reveal the relevance of God's Word in our everyday lives.
(2 Timothy 3:16-17)
We believe, and value, creativity. We believe that the message and beliefs of the Church, grounded in the truth of God's Word, never change, but methodologies may adapt continually under the leadership of the Holy Spirit. As He leads, we encourage ideas and innovation over tradition and the status quo.
(1 Corinthians 9:22)
Uniquely Gifted and Purposefully Called
We believe that all believers are uniquely gifted to engage the whole person with the whole gospel of Jesus Christ anywhere, anytime, with anybody. We believe we have each have been intentionally provided with gifts, abilities, passions, and resources that are all useful for His purposes.
(Psalm 139:14; 1 Cor. 12; Ephesians 4:1 - 16)
We believe the gospel is for all people. We believe in evangelism, missions, discipleship, servant-ministry and multiplication. We believe we have been called to start here in our own community and extend our efforts to wherever the Holy Spirit takes us and to whomever He leads us.
Since beginning in the 1950s, we have been affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention of churches. While we are modern in our approach to ministry, our roots are anchored in the historic Baptist doctrine and theology.
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